cuachcalli

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From cuāchtli ‎(large cotton sheet) +‎ calli ‎(house, structure).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʷaːt͡ʃˈka.lːi]

Noun[edit]

cuāchcalli ‎(inanimate)

  1. canopy, awning
  2. Ornaments or decoration for a bed; bed canopy.
  3. A store that sells cloth or canvas.

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References[edit]

  • Frances Karttunen (1992) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Oklahoma Press, pages 84r